Wednesday May 1
Hawkins seeks grant for adult English literacy, civics classes
The Hawkins County Board of Education voted Tuesday to authorize the adult education department to apply for grant funding up to $30,000 that would help pay for English literacy and civics classes primarily for non-citizens. Hawkins County adult education instructor Lisa Mullins, who is drafting the grant application, told the BOE on Tuesday that ... (more)
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Hampton hammers Hancock Co.
SNEEDVILLE - Downtown Sneedville witnessed a hit parade on Wednesday with a team of Bulldogs doing the honors.
Pelle named interim president
Fred Pelle, a veteran healthcare executive with extensive experience at Wellmont Health System, has been named interim president of its community hospital division, effective May 1. Pelle will serve as the president of Mountain View Regional Medical Center, Lee Regional Medical Center and Lonesome Pine Hospital in Virginia and Hawkins County ... (more)
County extends lease and plans to buy land for comfort station
Hancock County extended its lease Monday with the American Legion and plans to purchase the three-acre site where a comfort station is being built on the beach.
Man accused in deadly crash indicted on federal robbery, drug charges
A federal grand jury handed down an indictment Tuesday charging Tyler Schaeffer on robbery charges, plus drug conspiracy and firearms charges.